For Release: (Immediately: Nov. 17, 2012)
Springfield, Mo. – Evangel University men’s cross country runner Austin Jacobs finished 163rd out of 306 runners at the NAIA cross country national championship meet in Vancouver, Washington.
The senior from West Des Moines, Iowa ran the 8-kilometer race in 26:43. It was the second consecutive trip to the
national championship meet for Jacobs. He finished 168th last year. Jacobs advanced to nationals after finishing second in the Heart of America conference championship two weeks ago.
Evangel has sent runners to the NAIA national championship meet for five straight years.
For additional information, contact:
Kevin Kennedy, Evangel University Athletics, (417) 865-2815, ext. 7260